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#932 – Dick Bernard: International Day of Peace, September 21, 2014

(click to enlarge) Eleven years ago, sometime in August, 2003, a group of peace and justice folks at Minneapolis’ First Unitarian Society had an idea: let’s do a Peace Day at Loring Park on the International Day of Peace, September 21. Their plan involved enlisting churches in the downtown Minneapolis neighborhood. I volunteered. “Peace Day”? […]

#442 – Dick Bernard: The Week that included the International Day of Peace September 18-24, 2011

When I posted #441 on September 21, I was unsure whether or not the International Day of Peace would be of consequence or even noted. Looking back a few days, there was a great plenty of notice about the Day of Peace, some very positive, some very negative, all very public. The Thursday Minneapolis Star […]

#441 – Dick Bernard: The International Day of Peace; and a Dream for a U.S. Peace Memorial

UPDATE Sep 21: President Obama addressed the United Nations this morning on the issue of Peace. You can watch the entire address here. Today, September 21, 2011, is the International Day of Peace, and odds are it won’t get a lot of attention in the main stream media. That’s a shame. We are a country, […]